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News18 Evening Digest: Former Olympian Sushil Kumar Named Main Accused In Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case & Other Top Stories

Sushil Kumar has been named as main accused in Delhi  Police chargesheet. (Instagram Photo)

Sushil Kumar has been named as main accused in Delhi Police chargesheet. (Instagram Photo)

Here are the top stories of the day: Britain to Offer Vaccine Booster Shots for 32 Million Next Month: Report; Noted South Indian Singer Kalyani Menon Passes Away; 'L is For Lockdown': 7-year-old Bengaluru Girl Publishes Book on Pandemic; and more

Sushil Kumar Named as Main Accused in Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case Chargesheet

Sushil Kumar’s situation regarding the Chhatrasal Stadium murder case seems to going worse with each development with the two-time Olympic medallist still behind bars. Sushil is in jail in connection with the murder of Sagar Dhankar. Sagar and two of his friends were allegedly assaulted at the stadium on the intervening night of May 4 and 5 over an alleged property dispute. Dhankar, 23, succumbed to the injuries later. Sushil was arrested following a big search by Delhi Police as Sushil was hidden. READ MORE

Britain to Offer Vaccine Booster Shots for 32 Million Next Month: Report

Britain will offer COVID-19 booster vaccines to 32 million Britons starting early next month with up to 2,000 pharmacies set to deliver the programme, The Telegraph reported on Sunday. The campaign could start as soon as Sept. 6, which would see the rollout completed by early December if it goes to plan, the report added. READ MORE

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Noted South Indian Singer Kalyani Menon Passes Away

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‘L is For Lockdown’: 7-year-old Bengaluru Girl Publishes Book on Pandemic

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first published:August 02, 2021, 17:04 IST